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What are the products formed when glucose reacts with oxygen?

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Anthony Paul Bonadio

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Anthony Paul Bonadio, Teacher, MCA, PhD, Toledo

Answered Jan 28, 2021

There are so many names for the reaction of glucose with oxygen. After this reaction, what you have as the products are water and carbon dioxide. This reaction is also accompanied by the release of energy in the form of ATP. The biological process that explains the reaction between Oxygen and glucose or the oxidation of glucose is known as Respiration.

This is simply a chemical reaction that occurs in all living cells. This chemical reaction is important because it is the way all cells get the needed energy for their various chemical processes. Because oxygen is needed for this reaction, it is called aerobic respiration.

The good thing about this reaction is that cells are able to obtain chemical energy, followed by the release of carbon dioxide and water. Another type of respiration known as anaerobic respiration does not make use of Oxygen and gives lactic acid as the product.

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J. Harty

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Answered Jan 27, 2021

The product formed when glucose reacts with oxygen is water, carbon dioxide, and energy. The reaction between glucose and oxygen is called cellular respiration. The two reactants in this process are gotten when we eat food and also during breathing.

Cellular respiration is a combustion reaction. When it occurs, it is slow and also controls the release of energy from a series of reactions. For cellular respiration to occur there is a need for oxygen to convert glucose to ATP.

The stages of cellular respiration include glycolysis, pyruvate oxidation, citric acid, and oxidative phosphorylation. cellular respiration provides the cell with the energy they need to function. The energy is provided through the breakdown of glucose.

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Answered Jan 27, 2021

There are three products that are formed when glucose reacts with oxygen. The first is water. This liquid is the most important of them all because it helps the growth of living organisms. All living beings require water to live. Water has no smell and no taste.

The next product is carbon dioxide. This product has no color and no odor, and it is a gas. It is in the air, and plants absorb it through the process of photosynthesis.

The last product is energy. This product is transferred from one thing from another so that the object can perform or act upon something.

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Answered Jan 21, 2021

There are two correct answers to this question. The first is Carbon dioxide. This is a gas that is colorless. Carbon dioxide has a density that is higher than dry air, by about 53%. In the atmosphere of Earth, Carbon dioxide shows naturally and it shows up as a trace gas.

The second correct answer to this question is water. Like gas, water is also colorless. It is the most important fluid there is and it is important for all humans to have so they can keep living. Water is known for its chemical formula, that is H20, which represents 2 hydrogen and 1 oxygen.

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F. Hope

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Answered Jan 19, 2021

When glucose reacts with oxygen, you can expect that you will get oxygen and water as the products that will be formed. Oxygen is one of the elements that people and other living things need in order to survive. This is available in certain environments, especially in areas wherein there are a lot of trees and plants.

Oxygen is also one of the products that they produce after doing the process of photosynthesis. Water is another thing that is needed by living things in order to survive. Human beings will not be able to survive without water beyond three days because the body will become dehydrated.

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B. Mary

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Answered Jan 18, 2021

Digestion is the breakdown of carbohydrates to generate an energy-rich compound called ATP. The manufacturing of ATP is achieved through the oxidation of glucose molecules. Glucose operates with molecular oxygen to produce carbon dioxide and water, and the carbon atoms in glucose are oxidized.

They lose electrons and go to a higher oxidation state. The oxygen atoms in molecular oxygen are reduced. Carbon dioxide and water are waste products. The total reaction is exothermic because of the relatively high energy double bond of O2. Therefore, the response of glucose with oxygen distributing energy in ATP molecules is one of the most essential biochemical pathways found in living organisms.

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A. Lucius

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Answered Jan 17, 2021

When glucose reacts with oxygen, you can expect that you will be getting carbon dioxide and water. When they mix, the carbon atoms that can be found in glucose will be oxidized. This means that they would lose their electrons and they would reach a higher oxidation state.

The oxygen atoms that can be found in molecular oxygen will be greatly reduced. You need to know the chemical equation so that you will be able to compare it to other possible chemical equations. Remember that carbon dioxide and water will be considered as waste products.

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C. Perez

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Answered Jan 12, 2021

The products formed when glucose reacts with oxygen are water, carbon dioxide, and energy. This reaction is known as cellular respiration. In this process, the two reactants (glucose and oxygen) are gotten when we eat and when we breathe, respectively.

This process needs oxygen in order to convert glucose to ATP. The body gets rid of Carbon dioxide, one of the products of this reaction, via mitochondria, then the carbon dioxide goes straight into the red blood cells.

Finally, it returns into the lungs where it is exhaled. Findings show that a molecule of glucose can release up to 37 molecules of ATP. This reaction has the reactants on one side and the products on the other side of the equation. To have a balanced equation, 1 molecule of glucose must react with 6 molecules of oxygen to give 6 molecules of water and six molecules of carbon dioxide.

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John Smith

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Answered Sep 23, 2016

Energy + carbon dioxide + water
2. Carbon dioxide + water + energy
3. Carbon dioxide + energy + water
4. Water + energy + carbon dioxide
5. Water + carbon dioxide + energy
6. Energy + water + carbon dioxide

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